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order. this is vision zero committee for thursday, september 15, 2016. i apologize in the delay for the start time. just finished a gao committee meeting. i'm supervisor normal yee and joined by david campos and supervisor kim is unable to join ust us today. the committee clerk is steve stamos and the committee like
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to acknowledge sfg tv who record each meeting and are jim smith and mark [inaudible] before we begin , motion to excuse jane kim from the committee meeting? okay. any objection? motion passed. mr. clerk, do you have any announcements? >> there are no announce ments. >> so, why don't we start with item number 2? >> alright. item 2, approve the minutes of the june 30, 2016 meeting. this is actioniteal. item >> could i have a motion, please? no objection the motion passes. >> take a roll call vote on
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this. public comment >> public comment on the minutes for june 30th? no public comment. public comment is closed. and- >> roll call vote. commissioner campos, aye. commissioner yee, aye. the minutes are approved. >> okay. item 3, please >> item 3, recommend approval of the resolution urging the legal of california cities to adopt and implement vision zero to eliminate strafic deaths and priorities safety throughout california. this is action item. >> okay. so, there will be a meeting of the league of california cities, right? >> i'll give background. league meets every year. they are meeting this year in long beach it is october 5, 6 and 7. >> your name? >> sorry, kate breen, director
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from sfmta. the meeting has only this ruzlution which is interesting and sponsored by the city of san jose with the formal support of san francisco t freemont, west hollywood, santa monica, sacramento and san diego. i think having the support from the transportation authority would be important and hoping but not assuming that something that seems-it should be so easily supported it isn't always a slam dunk when you take it to other arenas so ask for your support. >> okay. i certainly will be supporting this, of course and it is important that we have additional supporters to let the cities know that we have
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teeth behind this. so, at this point any questions? no questions. then is there public comment on this particular item? come on up. >> good afternoon. cathy delukea the policy and program manager with walk san francisco and here to urge you to pass this resolution, urging the league of california cities to adoptsition zero. we think it will go along way to support the local efforts here and think it is really important for san francisco to have a strong presence at the meeting so we can talk about our vision zero work and answer questions, so i know you are already going this way but urge you to support it. thank you. >> and for the audience that don't know this san francisco is a vision zero city. where
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we have passed this policy a few years back and the city has taken this very seriously and hoping that we can center the rest of california share this type of vision that is important to our pedestrians. um, okay--so, any other public comment on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. motion on this? >> yes, if i may chair yee, i do think it is a great idea to get the league of cities to do this and i think i'm hoping that it won't be too heavy a lift and make as great deal of sense so make a motion to move this item with positive rementdation >> no objection the motion passes. item 4. >> item 4, vision zero communication outreach updailt.
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this is information item. >> okay. >> good afternoon. john nox, acting manager for sfmta. we wanted to come and give a quick overview of the communications work and education work we have been doing on behalf of vision zero. presentation. mument media will stop along the way to play a couple things as well. knowing we are a little-- our communications campaign is really about culture change. it isn't just behavior change it is changing culture. san franciscos culture to one that embraces and demands safety.
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this takes a shift in public perception. seeing things in a broader perspective than just one belaveier to change but understanding that cultural change takes time and we need to understand a lot more about what it will take. at the end of the day, our current goals are to insure people understand traffic safety is a problem on our streets but it doesn't have to be this way and a result of changes we make personally and also demanding policy and change in the communities. we know what are the root problems that are data driven and look at and identify what is happening on the streets and know a lot of the solutions so there is a way forward. it isn't a hopeless traffic is a problem. helping encourage people to get to the point where death in the streets not only saves lives but see it a more livable place for them sevl squz place they like to
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be. just came from the prowalk, probike conference and there was a discussion about the happy city. place where people want to be and feel good being in there. is and we need to work together as a broad community to achieve this. i wanted to-sorry. there we go. just quick-it stops here, safe streets sf. we were awarded the an award by the tucademy of interactive and visual arts in the social responsibility category. partner ship with department of public helthd, police department and city of san francisco and many others. i want to take a minute to recognize the work and celebrate the work we have done. this slide represents a lot of work currently hitting the streets now. you may have seen some of it. i provided the new outreach cards that came in today. some of the first people to receive them.
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we'll drop those by your officers so you can use them as well. um, let's see here--3 months ago [inaudible] talked about the safe speeds campaign and we have created on the streets and want to take a couple seconds to ply the thirt second video. it is running in english, chinese and spanish. i will play the english here today. it is about 30 seconds long. >> my car will take all most twice as long to stop so once you cros the treat and didn't have time to stop. i tried. but i was going too fast. i caused this funeral. now i have to live with that. speeding is a leading cause of traffic deaths of san francisco
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streets. the speed limit is 25 for a resin. stick to the minute. learn more atsition zero sf.org. >> this was the result of a focus group that really we thousand dollar people were very surprised to find out speed was a impact in san francisco streets. everybody like the children of lake [inaudible] is above average driver so they can drive faster and control their car s and there a lack of understanding speed as a impact on the ability to stop in a physics sense. this campaign is really rolling out with the idea of trying to help people understand that even 5 miles a hour over the 25 mile hour speed limit doubles the chance you kill somebody if you hit them. this is a difference between 30 and 25. it is is accompnied by visual banner ads playing in san francisco. people who have been identified as likely drivers and people
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who are physically in the city of san francisco on cell phones, tablets and computers clicking on that will take you to vision zeeree sf page. supporting a lot of the radio and playing as we start the enforcement that will roll out next-go back. >> commissioner campos. >> quick question. very powerful. is it the same concept translated into spanish and chinese? >> it is on this one, yes. >> where is it playing? sort of like how many stations? >> it is playing on english during the drive time so times when people are driving not just in san francisco but into san francisco. the total traffic network is the english network, i cannot list all the stations, kqd is one of them but spanish is the same and -i'll have to send the specific
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stations. >> let me know the specific stations that will be great. >> happy to coo do that. >> good for you to give that information oo all our colleagues. >> absolutely, happy to do that. this campaign is also paired with high visibility enforcement. we will have starting in october police officers doing 132 hours of speed enforcement on high injury netdworks throughout the city. there will be one high visible enforcement every week on one corridor so it is moving throughout the city all parts the city will see this. it will likely be sergeant and up to 8 police officers any given time enforcing people driving through communities at high-speed. i want to-we will also have signage out there that is telling people what is happening so when they see
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people pulled over people are aware why. one thing we heard in the focus groups is people don't think speeding is a problem in because no gets a speeding ticket in san francisco. which brings to a slight side but important one which is equity. wroo t i know issues around enforcement and equity and social justice have come up a number of times. we are doing community outreach to make sure that they are aware what we are doing and make sure as we have high visibility enforcement in the larger enforcement operations going into communities there is a awareness what we are doing and worked with the community so make sure it is done in a way that is received positively because we want to make all communities receive the benefit the enforcement and don't want to do it there but very sensitive there are issues. part of our communications research was to
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fund a white paper on equity and vision zero through the vision zero net work. the draft is in comment circulation but center that in the next week or 2 and circument. two items is insureing we are aware of the impact of safety enforcement done tin communities especially athround national conversation and local conversation relate today enforcement and also the impact of the citations and fines and fees that are charged when people get tickets and are work wg sfpd as a mart part of the program to make sure diversion programs and others are readily available and that people are aaware there are ways if don't want to pay the citation but have trouble paying the citation to pay off the citation and not have it-we never want a speed citation to be a trade off between feeding jour family and paying because you were driving too fast. on
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a higher level this is the first of our outdoor media, the kill with kindness, not with collisions. part of the broader vision veero plesage and it does rnt have to be this way message. this again focus groups were very positive on this image. they really liked the fact it seemed to talk about the vulnerability of pedestrians without blaming anybody for that. they also liked the idea of it being asperational. we have founds in all the focus groups people are very proud of san francisco and really-not a surprise, but we are a place that people want to be great and so the more we can not chide but call on san franciscans to stand up and take pride and make safer streets people react very well with that. >> are these the bus stops? >> yes. is this just in
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english? >> this is currently in english only. we will have a chinese and spanish campaign as well. i'll explain why we had the that in a second because it is very important to this. additionally, we have the second campaign which is more of a problem in making the human connection. i want to be clear this is stock footage, not san francisco and not a real person t is a model but we are working with a number of families. possible up to 3 to actually take photo's at intersections where they lost loved ones and developed these images and agreed to let them [inaudible] this is a very emotional and personal issue and so can't share where we are at but hoping in the next couple weeks to have that and we'll start to put those in the neighborhoods and around the areas where these collisions are happening. so, another campaign is the year of speed.
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the department of public health was successful getting a safety grant for antispeeding campaign. part of that program was some posters up and mta garages, reminding people that are out on the streets and had a good time, they are dribeing out of that neighborhood and returning to where they are and remember that there are other people just like them in the community wanting to have a good time. we are not just doing advertising, we are also in the community talking to people. this is one of our other-we are doing outreach in chinese, spanish and english. one thing we are doing is collecting video stories from people talking about safe streets to share through the social media outlets. this takes a couple second said s to load up. >> [speaking spanish]
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>> as our outreaches team erize out we talked to over 1500 people one on one how they feel on the street right now to envision streets where they feel safe and trying to envision if they are not feeling safe in the higher injury network streets what would that street feel like if it felt safe. trying to help people in vision not only there is a problem but there is a direction to go and they can think of places where safe streets exist and see it is possible. when you look at behavior change theory people have to really believe in their soul it is possible before they are willing to take the steps whether it is advocacy or
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slowing down. before they are willing to take the steps to make the changes. we are working oen partnership. we have a pilot running through this year and looking for small business partners who are going to be displaying vision zero and safe streets at their business squz hopefully also offering freebees. small tokens of gratitude while people meet the outreach team. everybody is getting a reflective vision zero sf things and so if you go to to the copy shops partnering maybe you get 25 cents off a cup of coffee. we are working hard that it isn't just about free stuff. we are scg the business partners to make some sort of statement whether it is putting our materials at the front counter so people are really starting to see, it is not just the government or the advocates it is everybody at every leevl.
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level. >> quick question. we have dozens and dozens of community based organizations we work with and it is not just transportation but all of the city agencies that fund many of these groups and work with them, is there a idea of actually having every 1 of the community based organizations that has a relationship with the city putting out information about vision zero? >> absolutely. i think we are two slides away from that. i also want to point out in the bottom slides, this is safe streets for seniors program, which kicked off this year engaging seniors in really becomes actively involved and advocating for safe streets in the communitiesfelt we are
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funding safe routes to school, bike education classes for adults and children, walk to work week, we do promotion around that as well. we are trying to engage in partnerships with private organizations. we talked to 1500 residents and the goal is talk to 2 thousand by theened the year and doing that in multiple languages and throughout the city. >> when you do talk to the 2 thousand people, is it to get information or to educate them? >> i would say the primary is educate them and engage in thinking about safe streets but also are collected feed back about what they are hearing which is sent to the communications team and if issued are raised we pass them along whether enforcement or engineering folks. >> is there a subhch sub-set of
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people you talk to that are young people like high school kids? >> i will say the answer is yes . we are not picking and choosing who we are speaking to in a given space. we are not going out specifically and speaking directly to youth groups. we are engaging them through some of the speakers training that we are doing. i think the youth commission had a number of people who went through that so looking to do that and work with public health and the school district. the school district sits on the education subcommittee and very involved. we have coordinating meeting once a month with mta and public health to get the vision zero language out to parents and
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students. alright. just a example of some of the social media we are doing. we are tweeting and putting things on facebook daily. we are trying to engage both in the there is a problem and are solution jz also celebrate successs the city has and increasing our partnerships throughout the city to tell the stories of the various agencies that are supporting vision zero work. the speakers bruro training. we have a goal by the end of the year to have trained 250 community based organization leaders in how to talk about vision zero to engage in vision zero and to go back totheir group jz talk to their groups about vision zero. the idea is not bring people and tell them what vision zero is and hope
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they talk to people, but looking for people coming in spirfckly because they want to talk to their groups. we held i think 8 speaker bureaus training so far to date, we have one in chinese and spanish held in october and will continue a monthly training as we move forward to insure we not just get as many people in as possible but as new people come to the table we bring those people in. we are also using the training as a way to build communications networks so as we have calls to action or good information we can actually-we have a network to reach out to not only to share the news with but who have networks of their own they can then share that news as well. in addition, 19 agencies and departments in the city have gone through the trainings as well. over 60 city staffer were trained in order to talk to coworkers and also community
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groups on this. um, so lastly, we have our research and talked about berkeley media studies and used written media as a proxy for community conversations to determine how people are talking about traffic safety for the first time ever we have actually worked with them for their first time ever. they are doing a chinese media analysis. we just received our first nlsh report last friday, which will help us develop cultural comp tent creative for the vision zero chinese language campaign. it is very important not just to try to translate the english language, campaigns based on english language focus groups, we are findsing cultural differences in the way people talk about traffic safety. they did try to do analysis of spanish written media and think to everybodys
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surprise couldn't find articles about local traffic problems in the spanish media in san francisco. we are looking to fund hopefully research into radio and television to see where that is happening, the few storeies they found were much of a state and regional level and dealt with issues coming up in san hosay or the region as well. the subcommittee on education we talked about thampt there are cultural reasons for that, but we are planning to do more research to make sure we develop campaign materials and messages that are speak toog the people that they are hearing and not assume because we talk to 24 people who are english speakers that those who spend much of their lives speaking spanish that is where they are engaging and coming from the same place. and that
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--quick wrap up. we have the chinese and spanish language campaigns developed through this fall and hopefully launch as we go into the new year. we are updating awareness campaign so the its stop here campaign is continued to put out and continue to be put out and looking to developing new images around that. the education strategy has the pedestrian yield safe speeds and hopefully turning at intersections campaign will lead for years to come so we are really continuing to make sure people are aware of these issues and starting to take them in. we are starting new educational programs and materials. there is a new call for projects done for safe streets for seniors. families for safer streets. we are doing grassroots funding, mini grant contracts to fund groups to talk in their community about speed and effect of
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speed. and also we were successful receiving a new ots grant for motorcycle safety campaign which is the first time we have done education around motorcycle safety which is a very large prbl. more people die on motorcycles ever year than on bicycles every year in san francisco. we kill kick that off this fall. with that, any questions? >> i have a-just curious, the education written material outreach, are you-i don't know if this is a problem or not or-but with these what do you call the-they are like taxi. >> tnc >> it seems like sthra lot of the drivers and seem like [inaudible] would it make any
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sense to do outreach with these companies to ask them to also be part of the solution? like give the information to any new drivers they recruit? >> absolutely. we started those conversations. we have been in conversation with lift and uber about driver training programs . lift hopefully will roll out this fall agreed to offer all their drivers driving safely around people who bike and walk. the bike coalition helped develop the content and think it is good. uber is in the midst of developing that content and working i believe with bike coalition, walk san francisco and sfmta to at least get comments and also i know that they had a meeting with director riscon. i can't there
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so won't try to comment. it is on our radar and looking for ways to partner with them. >> another group might be tougher, but to maybe have discussion with the car rental companies also? >> that is on our list. we have so many things going we had to prioritize. we haven't-every time we look into issues where we think out of town dreeurfbs are a big cause, i mean people not coming from the county bay area, we haven't found a huge amount. we surprise ourselves when the cable cars who are stopped must be out of town because they don't know and it turns out the citations are given for people in san francisco. we have efforts with the rental car companies but prioritization
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and staff resources it is on the things to do but haven't started. >> one last thing, in regards to posters, are there any plans to-every driver-all most every driver unless they are electric will go to gas stations. will there be postings at gas stations? >> we have been looking to use the digital networks mptd it is a little more complicated than we initially thought but hoping next spring to be doing some messaging around that in those areas. definitely. a lot of the gas pumps have the screens that show commercials on it so we are looking to produce content possibly for that. >> or even having those signs put in their wall or whatever. >> absolutely. that is something i think we will-i'll go back after the meeting and make sure the outreach team is look toog do that. people who drive in san francisco, the
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digitalcome pains done one way that they can determine whether somebody drives is whether they are buying gas on their credit card. one of the creepier parts the technology companies out there but we are table to target our ads to people we know are drivering. we don't know. i have no idea who sees the ador what they are doing, i want to be clear about that. but, that is who will directly receive our anti speeding campaigns is people we have a high belief are driving in san francisco because they are here. >> okay. thank you. any public comments on this matter? or did-no. seeing no public comments, public comment is closed. thank you for the presentation and information. call item number 5. >> iletm 5, vision zeer a projects and initiatives. this
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is information item. >> mr. maguire. >> good afternoon. tom maguire. sustainable streets dreblther ota director at sfmta. vision zero.org where we put up a map portal showing all the high priority vision zero project frz the two year period. when we came in june we talked about prioritizing 57 projects that will reach mile stone squz completed in the next 2 years and will give a update especially things that got done and things on the horizon for completion this fall. talk about the next
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vision zero 2 year action strategy and maybe ask kate bren to give a update on the law enforcement. >> last june we have a on line portal mapping all the projects. per the request we got from you, we also put in a downloaded table so people that don't want to click through the map can download the procts and get the latest and greatest information about where the projects are. highlights that took place this summer. we began construction on the masonic avenue streetscape project. [inaudible] tame traffic on a north/south street and aprive muni connectivity and aortbig thing we completed this summer, we installedal and turned out 4
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radar speed back signs in your district supervisor yee, [inaudible] finally we cuck pleated construction of a new road and east bound bike lane on golden gate avenue. golden gate avenue, while we fulfilled the mile stone we said we would meet we know from the first few months it probably will need more attention. we had violation of cars driving in the vike bike lane and continue to monitor that and look to make that more robust this fall. a few other projects in the interest of transaerns to talk about things we hoped we will get done this summer but in the fall instead. a few of the projects are slipping just most by a month or two, but will be done within this two
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year timeframe. broadway streetscape project we will break down next week. we hoped to get that started last month but will happen in september. the sutter street and webster street projects both are linked to much bigger utility and repaving projects as often the case in san francisco quh you try to fix utilities we pave the road and introduce traffic calming safety measures and sometimes find things under er the road you don't expect. we believe we will be a nunth or two behind butd will get them done this winter. this fall we have things on the list we are excited to get done. [inaudible] bicycle and pedestrian network will be putting in the bike lanes and
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pedestrian treatment and [inaudible] we will get that done early fall ahead of scheduleism we have safe routes to school in the tenderloin. church street between larkin and hide, two high crash locations and make the streets much safer and break glound on the polk street streetscape projects. as you said last time our list of projects is not just infrastructure. we have communications work john knox led us through. the most exciting thing happened in august is for the first time sfpd was able to meet the focus the 5 goals. in august 50 percent were issued for the 5 violations. that cause the most injurys and fatalities. it is great to see sfpd upping their game. we hope they will
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be able to continue that. couple other updates here. i won't go through all in detail, we have a few things coming up this fall including a motorcycle education campaign. motorcycle safety is a important part of vision zero. disproportionly motorcycle riders fatalities and injurys considered how small a portion of traffic they make up in san francisco. backbone data and analysis to update high injury network and get the injury surveillance system up and running so we see the all those injurys coming through and understand the full scope of the safety issue. skip this slide and ask kate to come up in a moment. this is updating action strategy. hard to
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believe two years ago we came here to tell you about the first two year action strategy that kicked off in the spring of 2015. stwing of 2017 is coming up so need to refresh the stratany. we will meet to refresh the list in the fall and have a new list to bring in early 2017 and make sure we have engagement with folks outside the city family. it is important it doesn't knb come a echo chamber among the agencies so will discuss at the vision zero task force meetings where we meet with the city agency squz hold a public meeting october 11 at city hall and that is a opportunity for anybody to get involved in san francisco. can you show up, share views where the city should put their injury and what ish oo ish issues to take on and have a opportunity for people to participate on
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line. next week we have our task force meetding where we meet with non city stakeholder jz get the publics view on how things are going with vision zero. october 11 is taskforce meeting and another meet ging [inaudible] >> thank you for your report and also want to thank sfmta for doing projects that are not on the list that are completed i guess with these interactive speed radars in district 7. people are really happy about those. >> glad to hear it. >> okay, thank you. >> can i have my colleagues talk about the [inaudible] >> you may. >> good afternoon, kate breen,
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sfmta. we talked about the topic at veryious time squz think it is a good time to reflect at the end of the two year session that changing state law takes time and it is really only with sort of constant leadership and unwavering support on this particular issue from both the transportation authority, the board of supervisor jz the mayor collectively we are able to continue to make progress. so, i thank you for that. really the work that we are doing on this and i'll just take this afternoon to share we are at, it is a campaign. we are guided working with the transportation authority staff and our own organization along with the advocates we meet on a biweekly basis to stay on track with the campaign we developed thmpt campaign itself is framed at with a solid understanding where historically the opposition on the use of cameras for enforcement lies and having
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those conver sations now. having those conversations obviously we started this last year, but we were not able to get a author in the past session. the session is over and looking towards a new two year legislative session and despite the fact august was a busy time for members of the legislature there were organizations we chose to sit with early enough so we can hear their concerns and issues and do we have a place to reach an agreement and despite that busyness they expressed gratitude we were starting this early. when i say this early i feel i have been doing this a long time but resetting the clock toward the next session. i note as a side the transportation authority staff shared with us their tracking of vision zero interest and note there is complete alignment with the san francisco municipal transpor
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tation authority and over the past session that fall into the category of vision zero. looking forward we know the legislature has a macro interest in better road safety and safety for road users, it is trying to fit our efforts on vision zero and particularly on automated speed enforcement into that framework rather than having it seen as a out lier proposing. the action that you took earlier today relative to support for the league on vision zero is a example of the kind of state wide effort we will need to establish a foundation of support with organizations that are either neutral or already in our camp so when legislation does come forward that is vision zero supportive, we have the ground work laid to go back to the the organizations and get them to weigh in. i'm happy to share more on the campaign. >> on that note, a number of us
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san francisco has seats on regional transportation agencies that also have their own legislative agendas, mtc, golden gate bridge and others are we talking to them to make sure they are making the issues priorities as they push in sacramento and dc? >> we are doing . we asked for including support for vision zero related legislation in their legislative program and will do the same again this year. i like your suggestion about golden gate bridge. they run the bridge so have highway interests as well. i will make a specific point to reach out to that organization as wem. thank you. >> thank you. >> there are 4 that sit on the board. >> on golden gate bridge.
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? great. thank you. >> your out reach to discuss the speed- >> automated speed enforcement? >> yeah, what are the concerns you are hearing. >> you know, it is interesting, palot of the concerns are ones that sort of follow this iges issue. they center to do with privacy and data collection. those issues seem to be not as the forfront now and the at mosphere has changed around priferbacy. the fundamental issue tooz responds to is this a tool that proven that is about changing behavior and not about raising revenue or generating revenue for the general fund or for any other purpose other than covering the
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cost of the program and the to the extentd above and beyond put it [to safety investment. i would say that is number one. it is dependent what organization you are talking about, but traditionally motorist organizations have not been supportive, but if you sit down and talk about where those concerns lie, you start to peal back the presumptions and preexisting positions that are not necessarily founded in fact. it st. the work to be done is the education that we have to do that is i think starting to make a difference. >> appreciate your effort and ever time we drive across the bridge and use fast track or whatever there is the same information that is collected anyway. >> thaurng. thank you. >> did i ask for public comment on this? come on up.
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>> good afternoon again commissioners. cathy delukea from walk san francisco. um, we are excited to see all the projecktds that are breaking ground and all the amazing communications work that being done around vision zero. i didn't speak about that but we are excited to see the vision zero message getting across the city and raise aing awareness and hopefully change thg culture this is in our control. on the flip side, disappointed to see projects are delayed still. we have no time to waste, we are not getting closer to goal. disappointed we haven't got ase passed and worked on this with the city and still working hard but we really need this tool. we are look frgward to the two year action strategy. hopefully it will give a chance to change course and adjust what we are doing to pick things that are
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really having a impact so look forward-the department of public health is evaluating vision zero so looking what we are doing and what is working and not and hopefully we can use that data it be effective because we got to move. i would say anything you can do to help us move in your districts or as a city, we really need your leadership. >> thaurng. any other pub luck comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. item number 6. >> item 6, mayors executive directive on achieving vision zero. this is information item. >> good afternoon. luis, montoya the liverable streets director with sfmta. i want to talk about the mayors executive director. 19 people lost their
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lives on san francisco streets so far this year. june 22, we experienced two particularly horrific deaths of two woman bicycleing. one in golden gate park and one south of market area. in response to these ongoing the persistent traffic deaths we see, the mayor issued the executive directive to refocus our efforts to give us specific goals to focus on in the near term and also make sure that we are focusing on the areas where the two women were killed. there are 13 areas and range from safety infrastructure on the streetss to also the education work you heard about today as well as making our city vehicles safer and making sure we educate our city workers. i want to talk about the various infrastructure measures in the
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executive directive. starting out the mayors has really set the bar high for us. saying we should be installing the highest achievable safety measures on the high injury networks. the high injury netdworks are the areas of san francisco where we know we have collision problems and we really need to make sure we are investing in the insfru infrastructure. the mayor asked to increase the annual goal of mileage of saelft infrastructure on the streets from 13 miles to 18 miles. this is specific goal in the executive directive around protected bikeways to implement 3 projects in the near term for producted bikewaysism we are shooting for a number of more projects . this shows 13 miles of existing protective
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bikewaysism we have projects in the pipeline in soma, on the boarder with the mission, and these are really the-air eyes where we see a lot of craushs and growing bicycle in volume and want to take quick action to get the protective bikeways on the streets. here are updates on projicts we hope to take to the board this fall. they are under interdepartmental review. we are haveic a public meeting for 7th and 8th street promect later this month and work with neighbors on the rest the projects in the next coming mupths. >> can i ask a quick question? how do we get-i'm interested getting more protective bikeways in district 9, how do we do that and encourage you to make sense to so many people the mission and district 9 and bruno height saz priority, how
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do we make that happen? >> we is a plan here and don't have a slide on it for investment in bicycle infrastructure throughout san francisco especially in the mission where there is a lot of bicycleing and collisions mptd our approach is to pick the corridors where we know want people to bicycle and go corridor by corridor and work with neighbors to figure the most appropriate solution for those streets. i would say we will come to your office with our plans for investment in your district and have the conversation how to work with neighbors to figure how to get protective bikeways on the streets. >> great, we look forward to doing that, just let us know when i reedy to go. >> great. thank you. aums the silet also site of a tradagy june 22 is golden gate park. golden gate park is a tresh frr san francisco. a place for people bring their families
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from all around the region and the world. but the streets there are designed to allow speeding in many cases. they are overly wide or where there is not parking on the week days or evenings we see folks speeding through. we want to work with park stakeholders and neighbors around the park and rec and park department on a hol istic plan to reduce speeding throughout the park and also reduce it as a attractive cut through for folks who are maybe cutting between the richmond and sunset or going east and west. as a near term measure as we kick off the larger conversation for safety in the park we will move forward immediately with a plan for speed humps on the western segment of jfk. where mrs. mills was killed. this is where we know there is speeding
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and we can do something because speed humps are very effective and proven to reduce speeding. we are doing what we can and hope to have the speed humps installed in november. >> how many? >> ten. >> where would it be again? >> we are focus the first 10 speed humps between transverse and the great high way. and then like and said, through the communeky community process we will diss discuss if speed humps are appropriate for other parts of the park and other measures we can do throughout the park as well. also, as part the executive directive we are directed to do special analysis about the vulnerable street users youth, seniors and
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people with disabilities. where do the folks get hit and what can we do to help them? this will dove tail with programs we are doing with outreach. safe streets for seniors program which is ongoing and has funding thanks to add backs from the board of supervisor jz safe routes to school partnership which works with the school community educate children and families and school stakeholders. this analysis will-along with outreach from those programs will advise the capital projects. where to do the safety invest ment, how to direct the safety programs to address the specific need of these vulnerable users. and lastly for today, just that the mayor calls to make sure we are transparent and that we are irk work wg communities on all
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these initiatives, so we will give regular project updates through this committee, but also on our website, through our board, making sure we give regular update ons the near term initiatives we are directed to achieve but also to give folk as chance to weigh in and share how we can do this better. thank you. >> okay. commissioners campos? >> quick question. i know i have >> to run quickly, but i thank you to the mayor for the directive-executive directive. and that covers all city and countyagys and employees but doesn't cover all the government agencies, so wondering whether or not we have approached superintendent of schools, 115 schools. they
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have transportation and a number of things as well and also city college, the chancellor of whether we have asked them to issue a similar directive? >> yeah, that is a great idea. we have been work wg other like the port and other related groups but you are absolutely right, working with those groups is great. >> thank you. any public comment on the item? come on up, jans. >> commissioners thank you so much for putting this on the agenda for today. obviously the event of june 22 were very difficult for everyone who lived in san francisco and there was a out cry of anger and frustration and lot of feelings that came out that i was copied on and you should have seen my inbox, about 1500 e-mails including 200 hand written letters to the mayor
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and so after a month long of conversations with the mayors aufs along with sfmt a and orelt others we are thrilled the mayor has taken a step but we know the hard work only begins now and incumbent on all to make sure the commitments are seen through and very pleased at what luis presented to hurry up the projects. i think that is what we hear most is there a real need for the city to be more nimble and more responsive so we are glood glad to hear there is very data driven effort to make sure there is a comprehensive and strong way to make sure our streets are changing for the better and not just small changes but thinking about next generation of what our street design infrastructure can look like. so, i think here is the trying to figure out where the
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ta and commissions or board of supervisors can move the pieces forward and insureing [inaudible] are taken care of whether through legislation [inaudible] we appreciate your xhilt and the discussion here. thank you. >> thank you. >> hello again. cathsy dulukea from walk san francisco. i was reminded walk san francisco and bike coalition are partners in the safe routes program and another partner is the school district so the person in the school district can talk to had superintendent and make the link so we'll work on that. in termoffs the mayors executive director we are excite today see the commit. no time like the present. we really need this. we are thrilled to #150e see the seniors and folks with disabilities prioritized. we started vision zero coalition to focus on these issues with
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the trashes on [inaudible] we will work with the city on identifying these hot spots and coming up with improvement said. the part the directive we are really really interested in is sth high quality safety infrastructure. we want to see that happen in real life. now we are not seeing that and a good example is the eltaraval project which includes a pilot portion where boarding islands will not be included mpt . instead of that the city proposed painting some word on the travel lane that says, yield to pedestrians. that is not high quality infrastructure and won't keep people safe. that isn't in lie with the mayors directive so the city takes this directive seriously and builds robust projects that keep people safe. i always think my time is up when that

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